a graphic representation of the sine function; specif., the graph of

*y*= sin*x*, with*x*denoting radian measure of an angle periodically changing from 0° to 360°Sine Curve

The definition of a sine curve is a graphic representation of the sine function.

An example of a sine curve is a drawing on a piece of graph paper that shows the equation y=sin x.

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a graphic representation of the sine function; specif., the graph of *y* = sin *x*, with *x* denoting radian measure of an angle periodically changing from 0° to 360°

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noun

The graph of the equation *y* = *a* sin *bx,* where *a* and *b* are constants. Also called *sinusoid* .

**sine curve**

The equation for this sine curve is

y = sin x.

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